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Grand Cafe du Nord

) #799 of 1,189 Restaurants in Antwerp ££ - £££, Italian, Belgian
Grote Markt 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 232 82 16
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“crepes” (2 reviews)
“grote markt” (3 reviews)
“square” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Belgian
££ - £££
Grote Markt 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Not that I tend to go to the GC du N very often...I just recall during the Mussel season that i enjoyed a meal in the establishment some while ago I visit....as is the nature of many restaurants in Antwerp, the GC du N may...More

Thank Angry_of_Antwerp
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This place has been here for ages ... and has the best reputation for lunch or dinner. If you are alone, a couple or in a group, this place can accommodate all your needs. The location at the market square with views on city hall...More

Thank bookingbox_13
Reviewed 20 September 2016

we enjoyed a beer and some minor snacks with friends. service speed was ok even if the pub terrace was quite crowded. Probably not the most impressive view on the square, but nice and cosy environment.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great place to go for mussels and frites...and you get a good view on the cathedral...good choice of dishes...good value!

Thank stevepowell2016
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This restaurant with outdoor dining is on the Grote Markt so is perfectly positioned for great people watching. I had a crepe with cheese and pecans along with some mandatory Belgian beer. The crepe was more than enough for one and was excellent. It made...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We visited this restaurant on the advice of TripAdvisor as the other Crepe restaurant in Antwerp we wanted to go had closed. The restaurant appears to have been renamed to Holy Crepe. That is very almost the phrase I uttered when presented with a crepe...More

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed 9 July 2015

we had a group booking here on our visit to Antwerp with preselected meals. The food quality was excellent and so well presented but at times the time of servers were just not as focused and imported confusion. That said the price was reasonable, a...More

Thank Colin I
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This cafe is located on the Grote Markt square and has a large outdoors dining area (perfect for dining al fresco and people watching). The main challenge with the restaurant is finding it. If you are facing the row of cafes with your back to...More

Thank semimu
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We stopped here with my family (including kids) for a nice drink during our walk around the city square on a rainy afternoon. I had a nice cold beer and the family went with wine or choco melk for the kids. Staff were friendly &...More

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We stopped on a rainy day for lunch at this cafe. We were promptly greeted. The waiter helped us with the dutch menu that we could not read, suggested a beer for each of us to try and took good care of us. We had...More

Thank sncathome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Belgian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grote Markt 24, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 232 82 16